Storm Predication Center has central Indiana under a slight risk for severe weather today.Timing late afternoon and nightime hours on Thursday 3-15-2012 Area is from Indianapolis/Marion County to Southern Indiana.
Through 8AM tomorrow, 15% chance of 1" diameter hail and damaging thunderstorm winds in the western and southwestern parts of Indiana; 5% chance in the rest of the state. Less than 2% chance of tornado.
The latest Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by the Indianapolis NWS forecast office can be found here:
And you said the chance was only 20%.Also a Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Western Orange County until 4:15 PM. At 3:43 PM NWS Radar was indicating a severe thunderstom that *Could produce Half-dollar size hail. Storm was near French Lick Airport.
Severe Thunderstom Warning for:Morgan County until 4:30PM. Radar was indicating a Severe Thunderstorm near Spencer moving Northwest at 25 MPH. Could produce quarter size hail. Will be near Martinsville, Devorce, Gosport, and Pargon.